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Spfld. church helps Ethiopian refugees

In Ethiopia, 2003, Oboya Omot had a target on his head. “They went door to door to get men," he said. Full story

Ethiopian troops quit Somali city, but no full withdrawal planned

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia has begun pulling troops out of a former rebel stronghold in Somalia, but it has no plans for a complete withdrawal from the fight against al Qaeda-linked insurgents, its foreign minister said on Monday. Full story

EU urges Ethiopia to release journalists, revise terror law

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - A European Union parliamentary delegation urged Ethiopia on Wednesday to release journalists and opposition politicians jailed under an anti-terror law, and revise the legislation that critics say is used to stifle dissent. Full story

Ethiopia expected to join WTO in 2015: ministry

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia expects to join the World Trade Organization in 2015 without heeding to demands that it liberalizes its state-run banking and telecoms sectors, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday. Full story

Ethiopia's big Nile dam is compared to Hoover Dam

The book, a history of Hoover Dam, fell from the dashboard as Simegnew Bekele drove through the rugged mountains where the engineer is leading construction work on Ethiopia's massive Nile River dam. Full story

Boston Marathon winner gives back medal

   Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia, the men’s winner of the tragedy-scarred Boston Marathon, returned to the city to give back his medal in honor of both the victims and the city of Boston.

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  Woman shares story of being adopted from Ethiopia against her will

Tarikuwa Lemma shares her experience of being adopted at age 13 from Ethiopia against her will and struggling through two failed adoptions in the United States. University of Connecticut historian William Jelani Cobb and Karen Moline of the Parents for Ethical Adoption Reform also join to talk about

  Deaf twins have surgery to restore hearing

From an orphanage in Ethiopia to Sand Springs, Okla., two 8-year-old girls faced another life-altering change Wednesday.

  Deaf twin sisters, 8, hear for the first time

A pair of 8-year-old deaf twins who were adopted from Ethiopia hear for the first time after receiving cochlear implants at an Oklahoma hospital. KFOR’s Courtney Francisco reports.

  Rachel’s cause lives on

A little girl’s dream to provide clean water to developing countries has continued, even after her death. NBC’s Diana Alvear reports.

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